Silky | Saturday June 18

Woo Bar | Saturday June 18
Roots
Silky is a DJ, producer and radio host specializing in deep underground house and techno hailing from London, England. Silky’s depth of knowledge and appreciation for the roots of house music stems from his youth, where he became engulfed in electronic music – at the time, in his local area, it was still a genre that wasn’t “the norm”, but he stayed ardent in his love for house and techno, following his heart to become a DJ. Mentored by the “Godfather of House”, Frankie Knuckles, Silky got off to a flying start with his productions being continually supported by Frankie himself. His tracks were the spark for his career, forging Detroit house and techno with hypnotic underground house, techno and tribal grooves – attracting clubbers, international music aficionados, peers and features on leading dance magazines such as M8.
Sounds
House, techno
Where you might have heard him
In the years since his relations with Frankie, Silky has established himself as a formidable force to be reckoned with. Associating himself with high-profile labels like Superfreq, Suruba Records, Faceless, Lucidflow and many more. In between studio sessions, Silky also tours heavily, sharing his passion fro house and techno with the rest of the world. Having spent his youth mixing with vinyl, his technical side is nothing short of exact, he regularly wows crowds from Hawaii to Hong Kong, still utilizing vinyl in all his sets. He has played in several of the worlds most influetial clubs and fesitvals including; Lost Beach Club in Ecuador, Output in New York, Watergate in Berlin, SpyBar in Chicago, The Standard Rooftop in LA and Mexico’s BPM Festival.
Notable tracks
Silky produces under various monikers, exploring the vast musical realm within his elements, a more vocal sound can be heard under the name Seminal Grooves, the more deep, electronic influenced sound can be heard under SIlky & Vandermee, Outsource and of course, under his own name. He has teamed up with artists like Marshall Jefferson, Gary Blade, Art & Pleasure, Gine Rene, Matt Caeseli, Random Soul and many more to remix and produce originals. As well as creating his own label, Faceless Recordings, which is now going strong and putting up releases championed by the likes of Industy heavyweights Mano Le Tough, Dixon, AME and many more.
Why see him
Silkys passion for making people dance is unrelentless, no matter who you are or what you have got planned, make sure you catch the Londoners set at the W hotel’s underground bunker, Woo Bar on June 18. See you there.

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